Perceptions and experiences of the mistreatment of women during childbirth in health facilities in Guinea: a qualitative study with women and service providers

Perceptions and experiences of the mistreatment of women during childbirth in health facilities in Guinea: a qualitative study with women and service providers

Open access Mamadou Diouldé Balde, Boubacar Alpha Diallo, Abou Bangoura, Oumar Sall, Anne Marie Soumah, Joshua P. Vogel and Meghan A. Bohren Abstract Background Every woman is entitled to respectful care during childbirth; so it is concerning to hear of informal reports of mistreatment during childbirth in Guinea. This study sought to explore the perceptions and experiences of mistreatment during childbirth, from the perspectives of women and service providers, and the analysis presents findings according to a typology of mistreatment during childbirth. Methods This study used qualitative methods (in-depth interviews (IDIs) and…

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Global Competency Framework for Clinical Research

Global Competency Framework for Clinical Research

What is it? The TDR Global Competency Framework for Clinical Research is a flexible framework which lists all the competencies that should be demonstrated by a research team to carry out a successful clinical study. The framework can be applied to any clinical research study, regardless of the size of the team, place, disease focus and type of research. Together with its supporting tools, the framework can be used to plan staffing requirements for a study,…

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The science of using research: why it starts with the policymaker

The science of using research: why it starts with the policymaker

By Laurenz Langer and Ruth Stewart Piles of evidence don’t make any difference if they’re not being used to develop policy. Governments all over the world invest large sums of public money into producing knowledge that helps them understand their countries’ complex socioeconomic issues. This knowledge, in the form of research, can be used to formulate potential solutions through public policies and programmes. But it’s not enough just to produce research. It must also be considered and drawn…

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Child adoption amongst women attending infertility clinic in a tertiary hospital in south –south Nigeria

Danny Asogun, Ekaete Tobin, Albert Esezobor, Abubakar Ishaq Abstract Worldwide, child adoption is one of the main options for infertile couples that help in alleviating the psychological and social consequences of childlessness. The study set out to assess the knowledge, attitude and practice to adoption in a rural community in Esan central Local government area of Edo state, Nigeria. The cross sectional study was carried out in Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital. Two hundred and sixty six women attending…

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Estimating the Prevalence of Infertility in Nigeria: Application of a Current Duration Methodological Approach to Demographic and Health Survey Data

Authors Carie Cox, St. Catherine University Chelsea Polis, Johns Hopkins University Ozge Tuncalp, Johns Hopkins University Alexander McLain, University of South Carolina Marie Thoma, Independent Consultant Abstract Addressing the causes, prevalence, and sequelae of infertility in low- and middle-income countries is a critical and understudied concern in sexual and reproductive health. An important step towards addressing infertility is to improve our ability to more accurately estimate its prevalence. The current duration approach, which estimates the total length of pregnancy attempt…

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